An episode of "Four Star Playhouse" titled "The Island". Script is corny, not up to the usual high standards of the series. But it does feature David Niven! Originally broadcast 4 December 1952 on CBS. Topics: Classic TV, Television, Four Star Playhouse, Drama, Anthology series, Anthology, David Niven, Corny
An episode of the mid-1950s anthology series. This episode is a bit corny.... Unfortunately the print is a bit dark. This episode aired 13 March 1955 at 9:30PM over CBS. It aired against "Life Begins at Eighty" on DuMont, "The Colgate Comedy Hour" on NBC, and "Stork Club" on ABC. It was preceded by "General Electric Theater" and followed by "Father Knows Best". That, of course, is assuming an area had four viable commercial stations. Many areas... Topics: Classic TV, Television, Stage 7, Anthology, Anthology series, Corny, Cornball, 1950s
Corny variety show from 27 October 1962. Lots of music and comedy. Can someone please explain why two commercials are intact and the rest are not?....and why did nobody seem to register this with the U.S. copyright office?.... Topics: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Corny, Popular music, Variety show, The Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Show
An episode of "The Fred Waring Show". This variety show is a mixed bag. The highlight is the fun and entertaining "Autumn in New York" sequence (sadly with some sprocket-hole damage). The low-point is the entire second-half, which recreates a turn-of-the-century minstrel show. It's embarrassing, but even if I were to ignore the out-dated blackface, it just plain isn't funny. Painfully corny. Then again maybe you'll like it. Who knows. But it does have the original... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Minstrel Show, Blackface, Corny, General Electric, GE, Old, Black and...